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Kambiz Hosseini

Iranian satirist, actor, and television and radio host

Middle East and North Africa

Kambiz Hosseini isan Iranian satirist and actor.He is currently the host of “POLETIK!,” a comedy television program broadcast on Radio Farda, the Iranian branch of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He rose to prominence as the host of the critically-acclaimed satirical television show on Voice of America called “Parazit,” which means “static” in Persian, a reference to the government’s jamming of satellite television in Iran. Hosseini also hosts a Persian-language weekly podcast, “Five in the Afternoon,” produced by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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